Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
11. >> some called the electric. the crowd was on its feet several times as michelle obama wowed delegates. >> our team coverage begins with tracie potts. >> democrats bringing their heavyweight. former president bill clinton. the only person more popular michelle obama. she brought democrats to their feet last night with a speech about decisions based on family values. >> these issues are not political. they are personal. barack knows what it means when a family struggles. >> a message aimed at women. >> he believes that women are more than capable of making our own choices about our bodies and health care. he did not care whether it was the easy thing to do politically. he cared it was the right thing to do. >> not once did she mention mitt romney but plenty of others dead. >> if mitt was santa claus, he would fire the rain gear and outsource the elvis -- he would fire the reindeer and outsource the elves. >> romney under attack as democrats prepared to nominate their president today. too much focus on social issues and not enough about the economy and the national debt. tracie
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
hear the keynote from the san antonio mayor. michelle obama will speak. there's a lot of anticipation from delegates to hear her tonight. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> the governor will speak before the democratic national convention. he had to clarify a comment of his that turned into a talking point. when asked if americans are better off today than when the president first in office, the governor flatly said and no. now he is explaining what he meant. >> we are clearly better off as a country because we are now creating jobs rather than losing them. we have not recover all that we lost in the bush recession. that is why we need to continue to move forward. is there anybody that thinks we have recovered all that we lost in the bush recession? we're moving forward and creating jobs. unemployment is down. job creation is up. the positive movements would not happen without the president lost leadership. >> the governor made many appearances on the sunday talk shows. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute.
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
media outlets can help candidates connect with voters. >> tonight jay welcomes first lady michelle obama. >> live with caylee and michael -- k elly and michael. >> the reason they are going on these shows is because that is where some of the of your ship is they would not otherwise be able to attract. >> remember bill clinton on the arsenio hall show 20 years ago? >> female voters are a key demographic for both candidates. >> the strategy could come at a price. ask then't get to presidential candidates as many face questions and a fthey less of a need to answer them. >> bottom line, do not force voters to change the channel to find the candidates. >> we will see come november. >> neither candidate has cut off the more traditional hard news program. mitt romney and president obama appeared on "60 minutes" over the weekend. the president talked about his vision for the country and the attack in libya and what he calls his hardest day, an attack in afghanistan that left more than two dozen u.s. troops killed. if the president did not win a second term, he said he would like to get back to working wi